How to Get Rid of Searchmd.com Redirect Virus?

Browser is forced to redirect to Searchmd.com? Have tried various methods to get rid of Searchmd.com, but no luck? No worries, you will get removal guide in this post, or you could contact Tee Supportagents 24/7 online for more instructions.


Analysis on Searchmd.com

Type: Redirect Virus/ Browser Hijacker
Alert level: Severe
Targeted Browsers
Internet Explorer, Firefox, Google Chrome, and so on.
Targeted OS: Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8

Transmission Methods

* Spam emails or email attachments.
* Free downloads from internet.
* Some web sites, links, or pop ups.
*Files shared via P2P network.

Dangerous Symptoms

1) Searchmd.com will be able to sneak into the system secretly.
2) Searchmd.com will insert plug-in to the web browser to cause tons of irritating pop ups.
3) Searchmd.com may make the computer freeze frequently.
4) Searchmd.com will invite other computer threats.
5) Searchmd.com may monitor your online activities to show up similar pop ups.
6) Searchmd.com may communicate with cyber criminals for some vicious purposes.
7) Searchmd.com may help hackers capture personal information stored on the computer.
8) Searchmd.com may change and add new features from time to time to bypass protection tools.

Searchmd.com Manual Removal

1.Use CTRL+ALT+DEL to open Windows Task Manager and stop all Searchmd.com running processes.


2. Remove all Searchmd.com files listed below:
%AppData%\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\ Searchmd.com.lnk

3. Remove all related registry entries of Searchmd.com:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\[random]
HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\[random]

4. Reset browsers settings:
Internet Explorer:
1) Go to Tools -> ‘Manage Add-ons’;
2) Choose ‘Search Providers’ -> choose ‘Bing’ search engine or ‘Google’ search engine and make it default;
3) Select ‘Search Results’ and click ‘Remove’ to remove it;
4) Go to ‘Tools’ -> ‘Internet Options’; select ‘General tab’ and click website, e.g. Google.com. Click OK to save changes.

Mozilla Firefox
1) Click on the magnifier’s icon and select ‘Manage Search Engine…’;
2) Choose ‘Search Results’ from the list and click ‘Remove’ and OK to save changes;
3) Go to ‘Tools’ -> “Options”. Reset the startup homepage or change it to google.com under ‘General tab;

Google Chrome
1) Click on ‘Customize and control’ Google Chrome icon, select ‘Settings’;
2) Choose ‘Basic Options’;
3) Change Google Chrome’s homepage to google.com or any other and click the ‘Manage Search Engines…’ button;
4) Select ‘Google’ from the list and make it your default search engine;
5) Select ‘Search Result’ from the list to remove it by clicking the ‘X’ mark.

Attention! Manual removal of files and registry entries is very effective to get rid of this annoying threat Searchmd.com. Anyhow, it requires skills and experience, if any wrong operation or even any deviation from the instructions during the manual removal could result in irreparable system damage. To make sure complete deletion, it is recommended to contact online expert for tech support. 

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